Study journalism

Learn to work as a professional journalist in our industry-standard newsrooms and radio and TV studios.

Why study journalism at QUT?

  • Experience investigating, writing and presenting news for television, radio, print and online.
  • Learn to report, edit and produce news at a professional level.
  • Access industry-standard equipment and facilities, dedicated newsrooms, radio and TV studios, editing suites and production offices.

Short courses and professional development

Hands-on learning

Our courses will teach you hands-on production alongside theory to prepare you for your journalism career.

You'll gain practical skills by contributing industry-standard content to student news bulletins for QUT News. This means you'll graduate with real-world experience working as a professional journalist.

You can also pursue work experience through industry internships and international exchanges.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our journalism courses feature state-of-the-art facilities so you can learn how to successfully operate industry equipment. This includes dedicated newsrooms, radio and TV studios, editing suites and production offices.

Learn from the best

Our teachers are working professionals and internationally renowned scholars of journalism and media studies.

They maintain close links to the industry and are associated with high-profile organisations and awards, which will help you develop professional connections. For example, QUT is a sponsor of the Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism and the Queensland Clarion Awards.

Pathways to postgraduate study

Turn your creative interests and professional expertise into a postgraduate research degree to master new techniques, skills and research methods. Complete your research as either a thesis or a practical industry-focused creative work, with a written component.

Career outcomes

Our graduates work as journalists for television, newspapers, magazines, radio and online news services. Others work in public relations, media management and corporate communication.

Our graduates have high-profile jobs at the ABC, Seven Network, Channel 9 and Network Ten, and have won several prestigious Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism.

Professional recognition

Our journalism degree is recognised by the Australian Journalists' Association section of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance.

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